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Katherine Teck's list of choreographed works noteworthy for their musical scores, the ways in which choreographed movement relates to the music, or exceptional musicality of the dancers.
Creole Giselle by
Call Number: M 1520 .A42 C73 2005 DVD
A performance of the Dance Theatre of Harlem's acclaimed interpretation of the classic ballet Giselle. Making only minor changes in the story, music and traditional choreography, DTH founder Arthur Mitchell has set the ballet in 1841 Louisiana
Call Number: M 1520 .D45 S95 2009 DVD Blu-Ray
This version of Frederick Ashton's Sylvia has restored the splendour of its elegant and opulent three-act form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Royal Ballet
Don Quixote by
Call Number: M 1520 .M56 D66 1990 DVD
The American Ballet Theatre, lead by Mikhail Baryshnikov, present Cervantes' story about the adventures of the Knight of Rueful Countenance.
The Royal Ballet in La Bayadere by
Call Number: M 1520 .M56 B39 2006 DVD
This ballet, set in 19th century India, tells the story of the doomed love affair between a warrior and a bayadère, who is later killed by her rival. (Covent Garden, March 1991)
Swan Lake by
Call Number: MD 1790 .L48 S93 2007 DVD
Rudolf Nureyev's version, which he created for the Paris Opéra Ballet.
The Nutcracker (plus more) by
Call Number: MD 1785 .B35 B35 2015 DVD
This ballet collection features four productions choreographed by George Balanchine and performed by The New York City Ballet: Concerto Barocco, Pas de Dix, Agon, and The Nutcracker.
Call Number: M 1520 .G48 R39 2012 DVD
Reconstructed from Petipa's choreography of 1898.
20th Century Ballets
Nijinsky's Crime Against Grace by
Call Number: MD 1790 .R57 H62 1996
We do not have the video, but here is the reconstruction score of the original choreography for Le sacre du printemps.
Les Noces by
Call Number: M 1520 .S76 Z5 2002 DVD
Les noces choreographed by Bronislava Nijinska.
Prodigal Son by
Call Number: MD 1785 .B35 C462 2004 DVD
A ballet in three scenes, produced for television as part of the series Dance in America in 1977-1978.
Romeo and Juliet by
Call Number: M 1520 .P76 R66 2007 DVD
Filmed live at the Bolshoi Theatre in 1974, and featuring Maya Plisetskaya, Alexander Bogatirev, and the Bolshoi Ballet and Orchestra.